Fighting for the right to worship: No religion can discriminate against women

It’s a common trend that where social, political and religious systems fail, the judiciary steps in – as in the case of the entry of women to the Shani Shingnapur temple. A centuries-old bastion of the patriarchal social construct was smashed to smithereens. The women activists from the Bhumata Brigade, led by Trupti Desai, were successful in entering the sanctum […]

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Muslim scholars calls for efforts to defend image of Islam

: Muslim scholars here on Sunday called for more efforts to combat terrorism and protect the image of Islam. At a conference organised here by the International Forum for Moderation in Jordan, Muslim scholars from several Arab and Islamic countries, like Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt and Sudan, called for more efforts to protect the youth from radical and […]

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Paytm Wants To Go Solo. But Is It A Wise Bet?

In order to provide ‘Universal Mobile Wallet Acceptance’, last year, mPoS solution providers like ePaisa andEzetap Mobile Solutions had announced that they will tie up with various wallet companies to provide one stop solution for payments through wallets. However, taking a u-turn on its decision, mcommerce company Paytm announced today that it will not collaborate with merchant aggregators (payment aggregators) […]

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Demand for Factory Jobs Outpace Engineering, Management Jobs; Is Make in India Responsible?

Industrial Age , which began around 1760 in Great Britain before spreading to rest of Europe is considered a historical turning point for the entire human civilization; and the reason was that, it generated jobs for almost everyone. Factories gave birth to new ideas, new wealth, and every country prospered. The Information Age which started in late 2000, and created […]

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Govt employees asked to declare bigamous relationships

The Central government employees having two wives may have to declare it in their service books, if the proposed changes to the records come into effect. The proposal to declare bigamy is part of the Department of Personnel and Training’s effort to modernise employees’ service book to make it user friendly. Ministries and departments are asked to give their views […]

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